Apart from the Concerts at Kings and Easter at King's series, King's hosts a number of concerts, mostly during term time. These concerts include those organised by the King's College Music Society (KCMS). For more information regarding upcoming KCMS concerts, do check the KCMS Facebook Page or Follow @musicatkings on Twitter.
KCMS: Maxwell Davies - Eight Songs for a Mad King & Berio - O King
King's College Music Society (KCMS) presents an evening of Contemporary Chamber Music, featuring choral soloists from King's College Choir, Joseph Zubier (Countertenor) and Barney Wolstenholme (Baritone). The evening will be conducted by third year King's Student Joshua Ballance.
Berio - O King, Soloist: Joseph Zubier
Ballance - When the Rain Came, Soloist: Joseph Zubier
Maxwell Davies - Eight Songs for a Mad King, Soloist: Barney Wolstenholme
Tickets £10 (Adult) / £5 (Students) which are available to purchase by emailing as well as being on the Door. Save the Date!
Poster by Joseph Zubier
KCMS: Lunchtime Recital - Zac Moxon (Bassoon)
Free Entry. Zac Moxon is a Third Year Bassoonist and studies Music at King's College Cambridge. He is a holder of the Derek Cornwell Scholarship, and is a Choral Scholar in King's College Choir, singing Bass. In this recital he will be trialing the music in preparation for his end of year examined recital.
Dutilleux : Sarabande et Cortege
Saint-Saëns: Bassoon Sonata
Telemann: Sonata in E minor
Accompanied by Donal McCann
King's Voices & KCMS: Bernstein, Debussy, Parry & Rimsky-Korsakov
King's Voices and King's College Music Society present their Lent Term Concert, in the iconic King's College Chapel surroundings. This is a powerful concert not to be missed, featuring the college's mixed voice choir, directed by Ben Parry, and the mighty orchestral ability of the King's College Symphony Orchestra, joining forces to sing and play some fantastic repertoire:
Bernstein - Chichester Psalms, conductor: Ben Parry
Parry - Blest Pair of Sirens, conductor: Donal McCann
Debussy - Nocturnes, conductor: Joseph Zubier
Rimsky-Korsakov - Capriccio Espagnol, conductor:
Celebrating the centenary of Sir Hubert Parry's death, and the centenary of Leonard Bernstein's birth.
Tickets: £15 (Adults) / £10 King's Members / £5 (Students & Children) available to purchase in the King's College Visitor Centre, online at http://shop.kings.cam.ac.uk/box-office-s/1514.htm. Or, via phone: 01223 769340. Save the date! (Note there was a misprint on the flyers, and these are the correct ticket prices)
The Perse School
French Horn Concerto No. 2 in E Flat Major TrV 283 – Richard Strauss
French Horn: Lucy Howard
Ein Deutches Requiem, Op. 45 – Johannes Brahms
Soprano: Lina Dambrauskaite
Tenor: Jacob Philips
Conductor: Michael Holiday
Perse Concert Orchestra
Nico Muhly - Sentences, Wagner - Siegfried-Idyll & New Composition by King's Composer Joel Robson
King's College Music Society (KCMS) presents an evening of contemporary composition, featuring the music of renowned composer Nico Muhly, Richard Wagner and 1st year King's student Joel Robson.
Joel Robson - The Greenway WP, conducted by the composer.
Nico Muhly - Sentences, Soloist: Joseph Zubier, Conductor: Joshua Ballance
Wagner - Siegfried-Idyll, Conductor: Trojan Nakade
Tickets available on the Door: £10 Adults / £5 Students & Children as well as being available to purchase by emailing Tara at .Save the Date!
Dark Water, Burning World - Installation by Syrian artist Issam Kourbaj
An evening of liturgy, music and space to reflect on the plight of refugees today.
Save the date for what will be a very special evening of Choral music, sung by King's Voices directed by Ben Parry, Syrian Chant performed by Lina Al Shahin, Poetry, including that of Ruth Padel's Lesbos 2015, and liturgy, surrounded by an intriguing and delicate art installation by Syrian artist Issam Kourbaj with his 1000 boats which will line the Chapel floor.
Free entry, and the general public are invited to attend as much or as little as they wish from 17.30 onwards.
The renowned Benenden Chapel Choir, of leading independent school Benenden School, will be performing David Bednall’s acclaimed interpretation of Stabat Mater. The Choir is delighted to be joined by composer David Bednall on the organ for this performance.
The Choir has performed Stabat Mater to audiences in the UK, Slovenia and the US and the CD release received widespread acclaim, including being selected as an Editor’s Choice in Gramophone magazine. Stabat Mater Benenden Chapel Choir and David Bednall
Brahms Ein deutsches Requiem
Cambridge University Sinfonia
Cambridge University Symphony Chorus
Naomi Woo, Jeremy Jackman conductor
Nardus Williams soprano
Johnny Herford bass
Tickets: £35, £30, £20, £12
Students: £31, £26, £16. £8, or £5 on the door, subject to availability